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Medical Review Board (MRB) Meeting Topics

Meeting Topic

The Medical Review Board (MRB) meets at least three times each fiscal year. Meetings are open to the general public as practicable, except as provided under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Interested persons are permitted to attend, appear before, or file statements with the MRB.

The MRB considers a variety of topics over the course of a year. Topics include medical conditions that affect a driver's ability to operate a commercial motor vehicle safely, medico-legal aspects of commercial driving, and the impact of new technologies on driver safety.

The following topics have been considered by the MRB or are under consideration to be addressed at upcoming MRB meetings:

Meeting Dates


July 15-16, 2019

National Training Center (NTC)

1310 N. Courthouse Road

Arlington, VA

June 25-26, 2018

National Training Center (NTC)

1310 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600

Arlington, VA

September 26-27, 2017

National Training Center (NTC)

1310 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600

Arlington, VA

October 24-25, 2016

MCSAC Meeting - Partly Joint with MRB

Day 1: October 24th

Day 2: October 25th

August 22-23, 2016

Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

August 10, 2016

Meeting of the MCSAC-MRB Driver Health and Wellness Working Group

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Sept. 21-22, 2015

Joint Meeting with MCSAC

Day 2

July 21-22, 2015

Diabetes Mellitus and Vision Standard

October 27, 2014

Joint Meeting with MCSAC

July 29-30, 2014

Schedule II Controlled Substances

February 2013

Bus Driver Fatigue

September 9-10, 2013

Joint MCSAC-MRB Meeting - Motorcoach Hours of Service; Schedule II Medications

September 11, 2013

Schedule II Medications

A Federal Register Notice is published 15 days prior to each MRB meeting. This notice will include the topic for the meeting. Please refer to the notice for information on the specific meeting topic.

Updated: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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